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charges against 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we are told he is writing down answers to some police questions and now lawmakers at capitol hill are pushing to declare the suspect an enemy combatant. he could be questioned without a lawyer and other protechs of the u.s. criminal justice system. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill. good morning. >>> no questions before his miranda warnings would be admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty to convict him. keeping in mind he is a u.s. citizen with all the same rights as anymore else. dzhokhar tsarnaev is waking up answering investigators in writing. they are questioning him as an enemy combatant. >> i want the intelligence to save american lives. that can only be done effectively if he is treated as an enemy combatant. >> they don't need his confession to get him into trial. i think we don't have to cross the line. >> this morning, lots of questions about why the fbi didn't do more after inquiries about the older tsarnaev with radical groups. zi want to know how the fbi dropped the ball. we are at war with r
condition at a boston hospital. dzhokhar tsarnaev could be charged today. the 19-year-old has been able to answer some questions in writing but a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his neck has made it difficult for him to speak. now there are still plenty of unanswered questions but the fbi believes the 19-year-old and his brother were ready to carry out more terrorists attacks. >> we have reason to believe based upon the evidence that was found at that scene, the explosions, the explosionive ordnance that was unfired and the fire power they had that they were going to attack other people. >> the darker image is tsarnaev hiding beneath a plastic tarp on a boat in the backyard in watertown. at some point you see some kind of explosion there. that is one of the flash bang di vices used to disorient the suspect. federal agents hope to speak today to the widow of suspected boston bomber tamerlan tsarnaev. they went to the home where kathryn tsarnaev had been staying. she refused to speak to the agents at the advice of her lawyer. that interview could take place sometime today. her husband was
of my colleagues or myself to conclude that the fbi dropped the ball. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev places two trials. >> are there other bombers? are there other plots in motion? are there other confederates on the loose? >> he told investigators he and his brother acted alone and learned how to make bombs on the internet. back in washington, a moment of silence remembering boston's day of terror. the suspect has made his first court appearance from the hospital. next, securing a grand jury indictment. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> thank you, tracy. 4:36. the two suspects in the first known al qaeda terrorist plot in court head to court. canadian authorities carried out two men that wanted to carry out a major terrorist attack on a passenger train from toronto to new york. both men are believed to have ties to an al qaeda cell based in iran and have been under surveillance since august. a bail hearing is set for today in toronto. >> a prominent defense attorney fighting to keep her law license after admitting to smuggling out of jail a hit list for her client. lor lorna brown going b
to tell her he loved her. we have learned when dzhokhar tsarnaev was hiding in the boat that f.b.i. negotiators tried for 25 minutes to convince him to give himself up after a verbal exchange he fell out of the boat. >> there were three boston police officers that surrounded the boat and other officers came and assisted and we held that position until the f.b.i. loss tag rescue team could come in place. >> the week of terror is over and the city is working on a five-phase plan to re-open the blocks surrounding the site of the bombing. tonight, boston university will hold a memorial for the third rav from chinauate student, and and they will be in attendance. the creditly injured transit hospital is hospitalized and a moment of silence is held at 2:50 eastern time. e moments when the firstf e bombs went off a week ago today. >> as life slowly returns to normal in boston, authorities are still working on the bombing crime scene and there will be a couple more days before the crime scene will be fully reopened. they are collecting evidence from the sides of buildings and bleacher
department. the watertown police department is also involved. >> here is what we know about dzhokhar tsarnaev the suspect still at large. he is 19 years old, the brother of suspect number one. he is from russia, chechnya. he has been in the u.s. for about 10 years. this photo was taken born a robbery at a 7-eleven in cambridge last night. >> many residents in the area witness the car chase and the explosion with the suspects. here's one resident described in what he saw and what he heard. >> the shootout with police in the up with the death of older brother and a lot of residents heard this trace and heard the explosion and the gunfire when this went down. >> i thought i heard firecrackers. i heard gunshots and then i saw the explosion. i actually saw a black suv go down the street. it looked like it had hit a police car and they were just shooting at a. i must occur about 60 gunshots. >> what was the explosion like? >> it shook my house. >> supporters are urging residents and watertown, new town, waltham, bill mott, a cambridge and boston austin bryson neighborhood of boston to stay indoors.
the streets and in custody. [cheers and applause] >> nineteen-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was found hiding in a boat in watertown, massachusetts last night, arrested after boston suburbs were put on ady-long lock down. more than 1 million residents told to stay inside as s.w.a.t. teams went door to door searching for the suspect. >> it's unbelievable. i was cooped up in my house for the last almost 24 hours just wondering if the guy was in my backyard, if defense, you know, in my garage. or in my neighborhood. >> and he was. could youering, bleeding after a shootout where police that left his 267-year-old brother tamerlan dead. police said they tracked them down after they execute an m.i.t. officer and then led police on a wild chase. tsarnaev, he lived here for more than a decade, he got away but not for long. his arrest praised by the president. >> we've closed an important chapter in this tragedy. >> and by this community still in mourning. >> it brings a sigh of relief, and i think it really allows us to start the healing process. >> and we learned the fib has asked hospital officials
-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev could be charged today. he's been able to answer some questions in writing. however, a gunshot wound to his neck has made it very difficult for him to speak. and there is also a very fierce political battle over how to question him. california senator dianne feinstein among those calling for that young bombing suspect to be treated as a criminal defendant. >> it is really very clear to me that the course that can be taken. you have the high value interrogation group. they are skilled, they know how to do this. >> however some republican lawmakers want to declare the bombing suspect an enemy combatant. that would allow federal agents to question him without a lawyer. the fbi interviewed the older brother tamerlan tsarnaev two years ago. tipped off by russian -- why some lawmakers want no know if the fbi may have dropped the ball in this case. >>> back here at home runners in marin county will be honoring the victims of the boston marathon bombings. they will take part in a 2.5- mile race that begins at 6:45 this evening. all runners are encouraged to wear blu
. the surviving bombing suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev, is awake if the hospital and responding on-and-off to questions in writing because of severe wounds to his neck and threat. it is unclear if he self inicted those wndou or they te of the shoot u.n. investigators are asking him about other cell members and other unexploded bombs and his motive. take a listen. >> first of all, you need the right facts in order to be able to charge, that the federal government is still determining what was the motive of the two young men, are they connected to anyone else? that question is could be premature without the basis for it. >> the city is working on a plan to re-open the six blocks around the bombing. tonight, boston university hold as memorial for the third victim, the graduate student. her parents traveled from china. the critically injured transit officer remains hospitalized and in two hours from now in medford, massachusetts, there will be a private funeral held ree victims, 29 years old andhe there will be a moment of silence. reporting live in the newsroom for abc7 news. >> as li
. dzhokhar tsarnaev still recovering and the injury to his throat making it impossible to speak. he is answering questions by writing. it was initially believed his older brother died as the result of a police shootout but investigators say he likely died when his brother ran over him trying to escape police. as the investigate continues, officials in washington now asking whether authorities should have seen those attacks coming. we'll get more coming up in a live report from capitol hill in about ten minutes. >>> in the meantime, the tributes to the boston bombing victims continue. hundreds gathered at the boston marathon finish line this weekend to honor those killed and injured in the attacks. today, the governor of massachusetts is asking people across the nation to observe a moment of silence the first time the bomb went off. the one-minute silent tribute scheduled for 11:50 pacific time. it will be followed by the ringing of the bells and elsewhere nationwide. one injured in the attacks was 11-year-old aaron hern from martinez. he continues to recover. a number of baseball st
, april 21st. new video in this morning shows the moments leading up to the arrest of dzhokhar tsarnaev. in a boston suburb. we'll have the very latest coming up. bay area runners are showing their support for the victims of the boston bombings. we're live in san francisco. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm marty gonzalez. we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu arasu. >> we're following the latest from boston. and this new video showing suspect dzhokar tsarnaev hiding in a boat in watertown, massachusetts. that's an infrared image of him there. right now, the 19 year old can't speak because of his injuries. he has a wound in his neck. stacey cohan has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: a five-day nightmare for the entire boston area concluded friday night as 19-year-old dzhokar tsarnaev was found and captured -- from his hiding place -- a boat in the backyard of a watertown home. >> we had a couple thousand police officers on scene, the turn out was just incredible. >> reporter: police launched a mas
as a new workweek starts. boylston street is getting ready to reopen. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this after city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private fu
with investigators. former fbi insider john miller with what dzhokhar tsarnaev is telling them. plus we'll go to moscow where we look at ties to terror groups. >>> major budget cuts. if your airport hasn't been hit yet, it could be today. >>> more flooding in the midwest and we'll introduce you to the teacher of the year. >>> but we begin with today's "eye opener" with your world in 90 seconds. >> we have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene, that they were going to attack other individuals. >> authorities question the boston bombing suspect. >> dzhokhar tsarnaev is now communicating in writing with them. >> the battlefield is now in the united states so i believe he is an enemy combatant. >> the fbi did interview tamerlan tsarnaev. >> we need to up our game. >> a moment of silence will be observed today one week after the boston marathon bombing. >> we're not going to stop the marathon because we're stronger than the terrorists. >>> the latest flooding in the midwest has now taken at least three lives. >> the mississippi river
about this suspects. there are concerns that the younger brother dzhokhar tsarnaev as explosives on him as well. he is 19 years old and as a result late from russia. they have a bundle that lives in the boston area. we a seen the area and massachusetts on not locked down and the boston area this picture was actually taken last night, a robbery at 07 of 11. this is the most recent battle at the time there's a massive manhunt taking place in the boston area and possibly spreading to conn. >> he went to the university of and hearsand hearst. at thist is on break, he worked at harvard university. i believe he was a lifeguard. it is all over social media and we're all in shock that these to do that these to do it. >> we heard from the doctor from watertown massachusetts and that is where the first suspect that was shot by police and the standoff was taken. >> we were notified by the boston ems radio system that we had a patient that was coming in with multiple injuries. the patient arrived here at 129. the crew did an exemplary job at that point but he was an arrest was cpr on going. we spen
to be the first clear picture of suspect number 2, dzhokhar tsarnaev. her brother then posted that picture on facebook where more than 12,000 people shared it. >> i actually think i hit the lottery that i took that one picture that could have been helpful. so it's about the greatest, you know, win i could have ever had there to have helped. >> the picture is an example of how big a role social media played in this event. authorities were flooded with tips about the two suspects when images were shared and when the two brothers went on their rampage trying to escape lots of people followed the story on twitter. >> for those who have been on social media for several years now, there isn't any question that any news organization comes anywhere close to twitter. >> jeff howe is a professor of digital journalism at northeastern university in boston. he said twitter followers also posed a problem for law enforcement. >> you know, when they were actually conducting the search in watertown, yeah, just a few blocks away from me, you know, their concern was that people on twitter were going to give
guard. abc7 news reporter kira klapper is live in the courtroom. kira, dzhokhar tsarnaev is not yet able to communicate with detectives? >> that's right. they said he can't speak because he has severe throat injuries. authorities hope he will be able to talk. they have so many questions. they want to know if anyone else was involved in the alleged attack, zach har -- dzhokhar and his brother orchestrated. he was found in a boat hiding in this yard. a row bat whose brought in to remove the tarp out of fear he was wearing an explosive fight. but he was likely injured from the gunfight the night before when his brother died. this morning agents are anxiously wait to go question the man that sparked the nearly week long manhunt that ended in a spray of bullets. >> i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. >>> a special federal interrogation team is on standby at the medical center where tsarnaev and many of his alleged victims are being treated. within the last hour we learned federal prosec
: the question that everyone wants a answer to now lies with 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev, a naturalized citizen who is in the hospital, and namely, what is behind the attack at the boston marathon. neil smeltzer says that the first questions will likely have to do with the motive. >> and psychological, some wayward nut likele columbine or some of the school shooters have been, and is what the linkage and who has this guy been linked up to. >> reporter: and investigators want to know if the 19-year-old planted any other explosives anywhere or if others were involved in the plot. the director of the american zicivil lib eerties union to re to the decision not to mirandize him. and said, every criminal defendant is entitled to the miranda warning, and the exception should be read narrowly. denial of rights sun-american. the man known as the underwear bomber was also questioned by the fbi before he was read his miranda rights and he almost immediately confessed to blowing up a detroit airliner on christmas day. he had links to al qaeda, but smeltzer says that he believes the brothers are amateurs a
hospital bed dzhokhar tsarnaev faced a judge yesterday. he is charged with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and melissa's malicious destruction of property resulting in death. we're getting another look at where the bomber suspected bombers were standing at the marathon, take a look. you can see as his pictures of and closer, the suspect at the marathon last monday. he is in the white cap. his older brother to marry and the ctamerian tsarnaev is pictured in a black cat. he was killed last week in a shootout with police. >>johar tsarnaev has been communicating with investigators. he cannot speak with a bullet wound to his throat but he is answering questions through nodding and writing. at this point he is saying the brothers are acting alone and they turned into radical islam through internet videos. they had no contact with any the hottest groups overseas and they develop thereby making skills from the internet. >> and memorial service was held yesterday for liungzi lu and another victim krystle campbell was laid to rest earlier in the day. a
suspect.19- year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. will be indicted by a grand jury. then the case is assigned to a district judge. a justice department official says tsarnaev will not be read his miranda rights because the government is invoking a public safety exception. that exception is triggered when police have an objectively reasonable need to protect the police or the public from immediate danger. tsarnaev will be questioned by a special federal interrogation team for high-value suspects. >> president barak obama and republicans used their weekly addresses to celebrate the resolve americans demonstrated after the attack on the boston marathon. in the address obama emphsized that "the world witnessed one sure and steadfast truth: americans refuse to be terrorized." >> ultimately, that's what we'll remember from this week. that's what will remain. stories of heroism and kindness; resolve and resilience; generosity and love. in the days to come, we will remain vigilant as a nation. and i have no doubt the city of boston and its surrounding communities will continue to respond in the same
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
-old brother dzhokhar tsarnaev was shot in the throat and can speak. authorities have still not charged him. he was arrested friday evening after a shootout.prosecutors as 72 hours from arrest to file charges which would be by tonight so it is expected that could happen sometime today. >> now more questions are being raised about the suspects and that the fbi did not before the bombings. in 2011, russian authorities warned the u.s. government about the camera lens are nav and his possible radicalization. the fbi interviewed him and his family, said they found nothing and close the case. he then made a six month trip to russia in 2012. his exact whereabouts and activities are unclear. after that trip, he posted radical islamic foes on his youtube channel. the videos have since been deleted but cnn has been able to track them down. >> a private funeral is happening right now for one of the three people killed last monday and the boston marathon bombing attack. krystle campbell was a 29 year-old restaurant worker. later tonight, a memorial service will be held at boston university for 23 year-old
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